Oct 23, 2012 2:30pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. with all three presidential debates behind us, the next two weeks will be a sprint to the finish line in what is virtually a dead heat. election night could be a long night with a couple of key swing states out west possibly holding the key to the race. tonight, we will look at the impact of the west with adam nagourney, l.a. bureau chief for the new york times. his thoughts on a controversial anti-union proposition in california and we would discuss the passing of a liberal lion over the weekend, george mcgovern. a conversation with adam nagourney of the new york times coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you.
Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
is set free and it was signed the apprentice with a smiley face. the 38-year-old was found dead in her new york apartment last saturday. her unborn son didn't survive. police questioned her fiancee but they haven't been identified yet as a suspect. >>> two brothers are charged with a murder of a 12-year-old girl in new jersey. autumn pass quelle's body was --pasqual' body was found in a recycling bin. their mother turned them in after noticing somebody on the facebook page. >>> a fantasy league that has nothing to do with sports. we told you about this yesterday morning. now students from a school are speaking out. guys from some of the varsity sports teams are drafting girls for their league. they get points for the documented sexual encounters they have with the girls even though not all students are involved in the game, they all seem to have an opinion. >> it's like why do you do it to women. >> gives the football team a bad name and gives the girls a bad name. >> that's gross and degrading but because the they didn't know the facts before they sent out the letter, they caused kind